Lagos Assembly Confirms Governor’s Nominees, Pardons Tutor Generals

Lagos State lawmakers yesterday screened and confirmed Governor Ambode’s nominees into the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund.

The nominees are Mrs.Ifueko Omoguiyi as the chairman of the board while Mr.Akintunde Oyebode will serve as secretary.

In a related development, the House has pardoned the six Tutor-Generals and Permanent Secretaries for their failure to appear before the Committee on Education.

It would be recalled that the chairman of the Education Committee, Hon. Lanre Ogunyemi representing Ojo constituency II, informed the House about their refusal to appear before the Committee.

The spokesperson of the Tutor Generals, Mrs. Iji Mary Taiwo apologised to the lawmakers for their actions.

She said: “I want to apologise on behalf of my colleagues, it was not intentional to disrespect the Honorable House and I promise not to repeat the same again”.

The speaker of the House, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa told the tutor-generals that their appeal has been granted and that they should go and sin no more.

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